2016 Season


  • 36Team Members
  • 3Competitions
  • 4Awards
  • 3888hours build time

This year's game is more complex with defense obstacles, shooting, and scaling the tower. Our robot is more complex as well and focuses on breaching the defenses and scaling the tower.

2016 Season


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Bloomfield Hills All-Girl Competition

November 07, 2016

2nd place alliance overall finish

Kettering 2 event

March 17, 2016

  • Finished 39th out of 41 at the end of qualifications
  • Team on the 2nd Seed Alliance


  • Safety Hard Hat pin

Troy event

May 28, 2016

  • Finished 13th out of 39 at the end of qualifications
  • Captain of the 8th Seed Alliance


  • Safety Poster on Day 1
  • Star of the day awarded to Safety member on day 2
  • UL Industrial Safety Award

2016 Season Gallery

2016 8th seed captain alliance selections
2016 in the pit doing fixes
2016 over the moat
2016 troy drive team in action
2016 troy stronghold UL safety award
Troy 2016 robot onto field
dancing at Troy 2016
kettering 2  2016 scaling started
kettering 2 2016 scaling complete
kettering 2 2016
kettering 2 scalling pulling up 2016
other side of robot 2016
safety team after receiving Hard Hat pin kettering 2
troy 2016 good side shot
troy 2016 group

About Us

Team 4961, named Shock and Awe-Sum, joined the FIRST Robotics Competition in the 2014 season. The members of Team...
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